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Living conditions of Disabled persons and their needs in E&N

There are hundreds of families in the East and North of Sri Lanka where at least one member is suffering from physical disability due to the war.  In Mullaithivu district alone, there are 3351 disabled persons, of whom  1786 persons … Continue reading

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Current living and economic conditions in war affected areas

It is very sad to note the current living conditions and economic situation in the East and North of Sri Lanka since the end of the war.  Based on a number of visits of Assist RR trustees and Mullaithuvu District … Continue reading

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Livelihood assistance by Assist RR in Batticaloa

Assist RR spent a couple of days in Batticaloa and visited a number of remote villages there.  It was sad to note that there are no A/L students from 65 families in two villages and only 3 O/L students there. … Continue reading

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Mullivaikal West School Building was Re-Opened on 25/01/14

This school is located in Mullivaikal West, in a strip of land between the sea and the lagoon, Nanthikadal, where the war ended in May 2009.  Many people are still living in houses with no roofs.  School buildings were temporarily … Continue reading

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Vision restored to 104 vulnerable patients in Mullaithivu

Yet another surgery camp, organised by Assist RR and 75% sponsored by SCOT UK and 25% sponsored by by Tamil Engineers from Singapore, has been completed. Thanks a lot to the donors.  Your contribution was utilised for a very worthy … Continue reading

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Iranaippalai School Building was Re-Opened on 23/01/14

There was an accident at this school recently and one of the temporary shelters was completely damaged in a fire accident. The second temporary shelter was also slightly damaged. Mullai Trust informed us that if we could renovate the building … Continue reading

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Veenavil School renovated building was re-opened

The renovation project at Veenavil school was jointly funded by Solihull Junior School and Mr T Kanagarajah Thurairajah from Malaysia.  The renovation work started on 18 Nov and was completed by the new year.  This building was re-opened for use … Continue reading

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